It offers 250 acres of woodland and wildlife for walkers, English apple orchards, working apple presses and fields of Dartmoor ponies
that help bring the apples from the orchards.
are being turned into sausages and steaks in a bid to secure their future.
have been introduced in some enclosures too--in Hardy's time feral ponies like these would have grazed on the heath and kept growth to a minimum.
As well as sheep, you'll be surrounded by heather-covered hills and wild Dartmoor ponies
Meet the Dartmoor ponies
Woodovis Park & (inset) the pool In its heyday Morwellham was Britain's busiest copper port Gill rides the Tamar ferry Calstock .
As a result the society has teamed up the Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust (DPHT), which is facing a similarly bleak picture with its wild Dartmoor ponies
are being sold for as little as 50p - to be butchered for dog food.
Yet all the while people kept breeding registered Dartmoor ponies
As with Exmoor ponies and Dartmoor ponies
, they belong to people but range freely, and are rounded up now and again,' says Scott.
Working with a plough he made himse elf, William Williams, 80, and his wife Anne, 73, work with their three little Dartmoor ponies
, Katey, Marble and Liquorice, aged six, five and four respectively
Venture further afield and enjoy the many delights of the English Riviera, from theme parks to regattas to the Paignton Dartmouth Steam Railway and the legendary Dartmoor ponies
Other breeds, such as New Forest Ponies and Dartmoor Ponies
, have already been granted a derogation from these regulations and I have written to Elin Jones AM to ask her to apply for a similar derogation for Welsh Mountain Ponies.